There is growing consensus among parents, students, educators, and administrators that for students to learn and educators to teach effectively in this new environment, we cannot ignore the need to develop student social and emotional skills.
Some of the goals of SEL include:
- Developing self-awareness, self-management, and responsible decision-making skills
- Using social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships
- Improving student attitudes and beliefs about self, others, and school